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"Here and Now - Moving Toward Justice" The 2018 Sally Dickson Lecture on Diversity, Inclusion and Reflection

May 22, 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Cubberley Auditorium

Free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. A reception will follow the keynote and Q&A. 

Lateefah Simon
Sally Dickson
Dereca Blackmon

The Third Annual Sally Dickson Lecture on Diversity, Inclusion and Reflection will feature Lateefah Simon, a nationally acclaimed civil rights and social justice activist and community organizer. Simon is currently president of the Akonadi Foundation, an Oakland-based organization dedicated to racial justice, leadership, intersectionality and cultural expression. In 2003, at 26 years old, she became the youngest recipient of the MacArthur Foundation “genius” award for her work as a women’s development leader. 

Her talk is titled "Here and Now - Moving Toward Justice" 

(Photo credit: Michael Anthony Spencer)

Event Sponsor: 
WISE Ventures, School of Humanities and Sciences, Native American Cultural Center, The Markaz, El Centro Chicano y Latino, Graduate Life Office, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, Women's Community Center, Student Affairs, Haas Center for Public...
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